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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” “The Moodle / Blackboard Breakup: The Long and the Short of It” by e-Literate’s Michael Feldstein.

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“ ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft , to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity ,” ProPublica reports. Schools should consider the ways in which their own social media surveillance re-inscribes these sorts of violent, nationalist policies. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The University of Iceland has joined edX. The business of OER.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) In his 2017 book Platform Capitalism , Nick Srnicek posits that platforms are poised to become the fundamental business model of our digital world – key to the new economy, clearly, but also key to political and social systems (and what these will become under the control of these powerful technology companies).

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Here’s media reporter Mathew Ingram’s take (and there are lots of takes out there. Testing, Testing… “ Common Core testing group wages aggressive campaign against critics on social media,” according to The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs for credit ! For more on MOOCs for credit, see the “MOOCs” section above. Education Politics.

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A graphic essay in Fusion : “Betsy DeVos’ ‘ School Choice ’ Movement Isn’t Social Justice. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Brown University joins edX. “ Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views,” says Campus Technology. Not sure why this is called a MOOC. Microsoft had a media event this week. “ OER-Enabled Pedagogy ” by Lumen Learning’s David Wiley.